Late-Career Receptionist Salary

Late-Career Receptionists can expect to earn an average of $13.22 per hour. Cash earnings for Late-Career Receptionists — which occasionally include more than $1K from bonuses and more than $5K from profit sharing — stretch from around $21K to approximately $40K. The majority of Late-Career Receptionists claim high levels of job satisfaction. While over a third report receiving no health benefits, the greater part do receive medical coverage, and just over two-fifths have dental, as well. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$22,656 - $44,948
(Median)
$23K
$32K
$45K
MEDIAN: $31,756
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$9.88 - $17.94
(Median)
$9
$13
$18
MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$15K$30K$45K
Salary
$22,656 - $44,948  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,471  
Profit Sharing
$117.45 - $5,106  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$20,732 - $40,177  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 317
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.88 - $17.94  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00  
Overtime
$0.00 - $26.34  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,471  
   
Profit Sharing
$117.45 - $5,106  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$20,732 - $40,177  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,221
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $28,680

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For those looking to make money, Late-Career Receptionists in Portland enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 31 percent above the national average. Late-Career Receptionists can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like New York (+28 percent), Houston (+19 percent), Seattle (+16 percent), and Washington (+15 percent). The lowest-paying market is Columbus, which sits 15 percent below the national average. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Indianapolis (12 percent lower) and Tampa (7 percent lower).

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Skills That Affect Receptionist Salaries

Office Administration
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Billing
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Accounts Receivable
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Scheduling
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Windows Operating System General Use
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Phone Support
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Microsoft Word
0%

Microsoft Excel
0%

National Average
$29,000

Customer Service
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Customer Relations
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Organizing
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Data Entry
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Typing
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Microsoft Office
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Filing
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 240 votes.

Gender

Female
99 %
Male
1 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 59%
dental benefits
Dental: 42%
medical benefits
Vision: 33%
dental benefits
None: 37%
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